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Table- Top Pre Drill held

02 21 2021

TDMMO- Feb 17, 2021

On Feb 17, 2021, a Table- Top Pre Drill has been held with the goal to recognize strength and weakness in preparedness and response phases of disasters and to improve emergency response at the time of occurrence of earthquakes

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Tehran Neighborhood Risk Mitigation Plan against Natural Hazards, among Deserving Initiatives of the 5th International Guangzhou Award

02 20 2021

TDMMO- Feb 14, 2021

TDMMO President announced that “Tehran Neighborhood Risk Mitigation Plan against Natural Hazards” has been selected as Deserving Initiatives of the 5th Guanhzhou Award for Urban Innovation.

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Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies: Imagining futures: Interstices and the immateriality of disasters, Mar 10-12, 2020, Sweden

01 06 2020

Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies: Imagining futures: Interstices and the immateriality of disasters, Mar 10-12, 2020, Sweden

TDMMO- Portal Office, Jan 6, 2020
The annual NEEDS conferences aim to explore the challenges of crisis and disaster research and intervention from a transdisciplinary perspective. The conference wishes to harness its broad, interdisciplinary expertise by gathering crisis and disaster researchers from academic institutions and practitioners from the crisis and disaster management community to build networks and to discuss the most pressing issues in disaster research across the academic and practical disciplines.

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International Symposium on Multi- Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction

01 06 2020

19th -21th March 2020, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka

TDMMO- Portal Office, Jan 6, 2020

Experience over recent years of the impacts of tsunamis, cyclones, flooding and other major natural hazards has shown that inadequate preparation for, and response to, emergency situations have contributed to widespread damage and the avoidable loss of lives and livelihoods.

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UNISDR head calls for more women in Disaster Risk Reduction

01 04 2020

“Empowering women in disaster risk reduction as the Sendai Framework rightly stresses, will help curb disaster losses in the future,” added Mr. Glasser, who heads the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

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Why we need to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment in disaster recovery – and how to do it!

01 01 2020

Did you know that women, girls, men and boys are often affected differently by disasters? While natural hazards make no distinction as to who they strike, underlying “man-made” vulnerabilities – such as gender inequality caused by socioeconomic conditions, social norms, cultural beliefs and traditional practices – can leave some groups much worse off than others. Disasters harm all, but they often disproportionally affect women and girls because of their lower access to political, economic and social resources as well as social and cultural gender-specific expectations and norms.